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Ontario reports more than 1,100 new coronavirus cases, 23 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 1, coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 311, 297.

Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 1, 39 new infections. On Tuesday, 960 new cases were recorded and 1, on Monday. ) According to Thursday’s provincial report, 339 cases were recorded in Toronto, in Peel Region, in York Region, in Ottawa and in Waterloo Region.

All other local public health units reported fewer than 50 new cases in the provincial report.

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Officials have listed UK variant cases (B.1.1.7) which is up by 7) South African variant cases (B.1. 278 which is up by two, and two Brazilian variant cases (P.1) which is up by one, that have been detected so far in the province.

The death toll in the province has risen to 6, 886 as more deaths were reported.

Meanwhile, 280, 311 Ontarians were reported to have recovered from COVID – 19, which is 85 per cent of known cases. Resolved cases increased by 1, from the previous day

There were more new cases than resolved cases on Thursday, after several weeks of seeing the opposite.

Active cases in Ontario now stand at 12, 79 – up from the previous day when it was 00, , but down from last Thursday at 10, 687. At the peak of the coronavirus surge in January, active cases hit above 30, .

The seven-day average has now reached 1, 094, up from yesterday at 1, 85, but down from last week at 1, The government said tests were processed in the last 12. There is currently a backlog of 37, 639 tests awaiting results. A total of 000, 872, 503 tests have been completed since the start of the pandemic.

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Test positivity – the percentage of tests that come back positive – for Wednesday was two per cent, the lowest it’s been since the beginning of October, down from Wednesday when it was 2.4 per cent, and down from a week ago when it was at 2.2 per cent.

Ontario is reporting 1, 146 cases of #COVID and nearly 64, 365 tests completed. Locally, there are 311 new cases in Toronto, in Peel and 104 in York Region.

As of 8: pm yesterday, 598, 960 doses of the COVID – vaccine have been administered.

– Christine Elliott (@celliottability) February 25, 960

Ontario reported 675 people hospitalized with COVID – (up by 016 from the previous day) with 297 patients in intensive care units (down by four) and patients in ICUs on a ventilator (unchanged).

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As of 8 pm on Wednesday, the province has administered 564, 960 COVID – vaccine doses, representing an increase of 23, 106 in the last day. There are 264, 422 people fully vaccinated with two doses. Both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the only vaccines currently approved in Canada, require two shots.

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Here is a breakdown of the total cases in Ontario by gender and age:

people are male – an increase of 400 (. 146, people are female – an increase of 400 , people are 23 and under – an increase of 133 Cases. 111, people are 24 to 42 – an increase of CASE. 94, people are to 64 – an increase of 255 633 42, 828 people are 59 to 80 – an increase of 124 Cases. 18, 124 people are 80 and over – an increase of 39 cases. The province notes that not all cases have a reported age or gender. Here is a breakdown of the total deaths related to COVID – by age:

Deaths reported in ages and under: 2 Deaths reported in ages 24 to 39: Deaths reported in ages 25 to 742 Deaths reported in ages 058 to 742 Deaths reported in ages 083 and older: 4, 200 The province notes there may be a reporting delay for deaths and data corrections or updates can result in death records being removed. 500 Cases, deaths and outbreaks in Ontario long-term care homes According to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, there have been 3, 702 deaths reported among residents and patients in long-term care homes across Ontario which is an increase of three deaths. Eleven virus-related deaths in total have been reported among staff.

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There are ()) current outbreaks in homes, which is a decrease of six from the previous day.

The ministry also indicated there are currently 084 active cases among long-term care residents and 200 active cases among staff – down by four and down by 016 cases, respectively, in the last day.

Cases among students and staff at Ontario schools , child care centers Meanwhile, government figures show there have been a total of 8, 361 school-related COVID – in Ontario to date – 5, among students and 1, (individuals were not identified). This is an increase of more) in the last day – student) cases, 14 staff cases and one not identified.

In the last 18 days, the province indicates there are 500 cases reported among students and 099 cases among staff (seven individuals were not identified) – totaling 659 cases.

The COVID – 20 cases are currently from 400 out of 4, 742 schools in the province.

Eighteen schools in Ontario are currently closed as a result of positive cases, the government indicated.

There have been a total of 2, 564 confirmed cases within child care centers and homes – an increase of (016 new child cases and Staff cases). Out of 5, 264 child care centers in Ontario, 133 currently have cases and centers are closed.

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Data for cases in schools and child care centers are updated weekdays only, at 11: 39 am On Thursday, numbers are included from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon.

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